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  • Texas 'Freedom' Network, UT Professor Oppose Academic Freedom in Public Schools (Creation/Evolution)

    11/26/2008 10:28:23 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 17 replies · 443+ views
    ICR ^ | November 2008 | Brian Thomas, M.S.
    The upcoming battle over what public science textbooks should teach promises to be no less contentious than the battles of the past. The Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing Wednesday, November 19, 2008, about the state’s science standards, which Board members will vote on early next year. Some interest groups are outraged that certain individuals still do not believe that particles developed into people all by themselves, and they are gathering their arguments to influence the Board, whose decision will affect millions of schoolchildren’s science curricula. One such group—Texas Freedom Network (TFN), billing itself as “A Mainstream...